If you do indeed have a fear of public speaking like most of us, then come and join us at our next meeting in the Trident Hotel Kinsale. You will not only better your skills of public speaking, but also your communication skills, organisation skills and you will also come a away from a meeting having had a laugh and learnt some interesting fact. Remeber you speak only when you
West Cork Older People’s Network is hosting an active ageing event for over 55s on Tuesday, 21st October 2014 at the West Cork Hotel, Skibbereen from 2:30pm to 5pm.
A big bric-á-brac sale is being held to benefit two charities working on serious current health-related matters in Africa. Médecins Sans Frontières Ireland is involved in devastating Ebola virus crisis in Sierra Leone and Action Lesotho is working to alleviate the crushing impact of HIV/AIDS in a country which has the second highest incidence of the disease in the world. For more information on the two charities visit www.actionlesotho.ie and
by Stephen Johnson THE new Kenmare Marketing and Events Group (KMEG) hosted a “Talk of the Town” meeting at the Kenmare Arts Centre this past week to get input from local residents and businesses on how best to market the Town. Maureen Sullivan of KMEG asked attendees how Kenmare can attract more visitors, how the Town can persuade these visitors to stay longer and spend more money, and how to generate more
BANTRY Youthreach centre has recently opened a new hairdressing facility at their premises in St. Gobans, Seskin. The facility was developed over the summer by the staff and students and training began early in September.
Ireland’s only archive web portal makes hundreds of unique archival collections freely available online
THE Irish Archives Resource (IAR), represented by a voluntary group of professional archivists launched an information flyer in the National Archives today about Ireland’s only archive web portal, www.iar.ie to mark its expansion and the provision of access to hundreds of unique archival collections. The portal, the only one of its kind in Ireland, has now doubled in size with descriptions of archival collections from over 30 prominent archive services around
The Autumn programn got off to an excellent start in September with the clubs annual BBQ at the Shepperton Lakes on the 3rd. This was very well attended and enjoyed by all.
THE introduction of water charges and the on-going struggle for many people to make ends meet means that many people contact West Cork Citizens Information Service for information and assistance with accessing their rights and entitlements.
The South West Coast Yawl Rowing Association (SWCYRA) is delighted to announce the launch of its much anticipated Discount Card scheme for rowers. Generous support by local businesses in the South West region mean that South West coastal rowers can now take advantage of significant discounts on products as diverse as electrical goods, clothing, car repairs, jewellery, restaurants & sports massage. All current registered members of local coastal rowing clubs
by Stephen Johnson Kenmare won a gold medal at this year’s SuperValu Tidy Towns Awards ceremony at The Helix in Dublin this past week. The town earned 315 points in this year’s competition, up from 312 points last year.